Christopher Bennett

Title
Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering
Email
Department
Aerospace Engineering Department
College
College of Engineering

Areas of Expertise

Aerodynamics, Flight Mechanics, Flight Test, Fluid Mechanics, Applied Mathematics.
Christopher Bennett

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, University of Birmingham
  • M.S. - Master of Science in Mathematics, University of Birmingham

  • AE 317: A/C Flight Mechanics & Perform
  • AE 413: Airplane Stability & Control
  • ME 314: Instrmntn & Data Acqstn Lab
  • ES 325: Measurements and Instr Lab

AE413 - Aircraft Stability and Control

AE317 - Flight Mechanics & Performance

ME314 - Instrumentation & Data Acquisition

ES201 - Statics

Flight Test


Neves, A., Lawson, N., Bennett, C., Khanal, B., Hoff, R. “Unsteady aerodynamics analysis and modelling of a Slingsby Firefly aircraft: Detached-Eddy Simulation model and flight test validation”, Aerospace Science and Technology, Volume 106, No 106179, 2020. 


Nixon, J., Hodgkinson, J., Bennett, C., “Modified immersion suits for helicopter aircrew: Evidence for improved conspicuity from sea trials”, Safety Science, Volume 130, No 104903, 2020. 


Hodgkinson, J., Nixon, J., Bennett, C., Tatum, R., “Field investigation of retroreflective materials for enhanced target detection in maritime search and rescue”, Proc. SPIE 11354, Optical Sensing and Detection VI, 2020. 


Bennett, C., Lawson, N., Klinge, F. Lefieux, J. Maloney, C., “CFD and wind tunnel investigation of a low-drag human powered vehicle" SAE International Journal of Vehicle Dynamics, Stability and NVH, Volume 3, Issue 2, No 10-03-02-0008, 2019. 


Bennett, C., Nott, G., Wellpott, A., Lawson, N., Delise, M., Woodcock, B., Gratton, G. “Characterizing Instrumentation Canister Aerodynamics of FAAM BAe-146-301 Atmospheric Research Aircraft", ASCE Journal of Aerospace, Volume 32, Issue 4, 2019. 


Bennett, C, Hodgkinson, J., Nixon, J. “Crew Immersion Suits Conspicuity (CIMSCY)", European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), EASA REP RESEA 2017 2, 2019. 


Bennett, C., & Lawson, N., “On the development of flight test equipment in relation to the aircraft spin", Progress in Aerospace Science, Volume 102, pp 47-59, 2018. 


Bennett, C. & Lawson, N., “The aircraft spin - a mathematical approach and comparison to flight test" AIAA Flight Testing Conference, 35th AIAA Aviation Forum (Denver, CO), AIAA 2017-3652, 2017. 


Bennett, C. & Lawson, N., “Undercarriage drag predictions for a Scottish Aviation Bulldog 120 light aircraft", AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, 35th AIAA Aviation Forum (Denver, CO), AIAA 2017-4464, 2017. 


Bennett, C., Lawson, N., Gautrey, J., Cooke, A., “CFD Simulation of ow around angle of attack and sideslip angle vanes on a BAe Jetstream 3102 - Part 2" - Aerospace Science and Technology, Vol 68, pg. 577-587, 2017. 


Bennett, C., Lawson, N., Gautrey, J., Cooke, A., “CFD Simulation of ow around angle of attack and sideslip angle vanes on a BAe Jetstream 3102 - Part 1" - Aerospace Science and Technology, Vol 68, pg. 561-576, 2017. 


Sisoev, G. & Bennett, C. "Solitary and transitional waves in pressure-driven two-layer microchannel flow" - Fluid Dynamics Research, Vol 46, No 2, 2014.


Sisoev, G. & Bennett, C. "Solitary and transitional waves in gravity-driven two-layer microchannel flow" - Fluid Dynamics Research, Vol 45, No 1, 2013.


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ, 2019 - Present.

Cranfield University, UK, 2015 - 2019.